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Classic Kugelhopf

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  Active dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), scalded
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Golden seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 3 Tablespoon
  Whole blanched almonds 1 Tablespoon

Soften yeast in warm water.
Cool milk to lukewarm.
In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar till light; add eggs, one at a time, beating after each.
Add yeast and milk.
Sift together flour and salt; add to creamed mixture.
Beat at medium speed on mixer till smooth, 2 minutes.
Stir in raisins and lemon peel.
Cover: let rise till double (2 hours).
Meanwhile prepare a 1 1/2-quart Turk's Head Mold: Brush liberally with butter: sprinkle with bread crumbs, coating well.
Arrange almonds in a design in bottom of mold.
Stir down batter; spoon carefully into mold.
Let rise till almost double (1 hour).
Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or till done.
Cool 10 minutes.
Remove mold.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2758 Calories from Fat 747

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 84 g129.7%

Saturated Fat 43.4 g216.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 587.5 mg195.8%

Sodium 2491.1 mg103.8%

Total Carbohydrates 439 g146.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.8%

Sugars 162.2 g

Protein 63 g126%

Vitamin A 47.7% Vitamin C 10.8%

Calcium 38% Iron 112.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Kugelhopf Recipe